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Red Wing Boots - Your Opinion

Wupper

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I just saw these Red Wing boots for EUR 125 instead of EUR 249. Not sure if I should buy them since I already have plenty of boots (but can you have ever enough?). What do you guys think of them?

 

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I like em, have the dark brown ones myself.
 

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They look nice and I think will get better with age. Get them.
 

Wupper

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Got them. Couldn't resist
They look fantastic with a pair of raw denim.
 

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Originally Posted by Wupper
I just saw these Red Wing boots for EUR 125 instead of EUR 249. Not sure if I should buy them since I already have plenty of boots (but can you have ever enough?). What do you guys think of them?



my opinion: they look a bit cheap.

but I'm happy you're happy with them.
 

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^ Not necessarily. But (not particularly well done) pre-disstressed leather and the RW insignia are huge turn-offs in my eyes. For my money, Blundstone is a much better value in the chelsea work boots category.

Generally though, I don't like how chelsea boots look on chunky lasts.
 

KennyGhetzoff

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Originally Posted by whacked
^ Not necessarily. But (not particularly well done) pre-disstressed leather and the RW insignia are huge turn-offs in my eyes. For my money, Blundstone is a much better value in the chelsea work boots category.

Generally though, I don't like how chelsea boots look on chunky lasts.


agreed. chelsea boot with a low profile, leather sole is very sleek and cool. pre-distressed anything always comes off as not genuine to me.
 

mr monty

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Originally Posted by fashionnoob
What does everyone think of these ones at j crew?



I love them, wish they would go on sale!
 

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I like them too, but not quite as much as the Red Wing Gentleman's Travelers that zappos used to have:
It seems like those have been discontinued, however.
 

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Sorry, but I don't like them at all...I really hate boots with the black stretch piece though, so I might not be the one to go to on this
 

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^but chelsea boots are a classic of menswear! i think they look especially great with jeans too.

any pictures of the red wing 1920? can't seem to find any on google images.

i like some of their styles (like the gentlemen traveler) but most of them seem a bit too bulky for my tastes. however, i have a red wing outlet near my house, and may take a looksee when i get the time. last time i was there they had quite the extensive selection of boots and shoes.
 

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